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(above: William McGregor Paxton, The House Maid, 1910, oil on canvas, 30 1/8 ? 25 3/16 inches, National Gallery of Art (USA),  Corcoran Collection (Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)


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Resource Library readers include students, scholars and teachers, plus the general public.

Periods of peak access to the TFAO website follow the academic calendar. Site traffic analysis covering a five year period ending in 2008 suggests that over 1/3 of traffic derives from student and teacher readership. This effect over the academic year may be viewed in a series of charts here showing TFAO's monthly site access activity.

The majority of Resource Library readers are from the United States. Other readers are from all nations with Internet access. Non-US readership is constant throughout the year.

Resource Library appreciates readers' sharing of the publication's presence with colleagues and friends.

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Resource Library is a free online publication of nonprofit Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO). Since 1997, Resource Library and its predecessor Resource Library Magazine have cumulatively published online 1,300+ articles and essays written by hundreds of identified authors, thousands of other texts not attributable to named authors, plus 22,500+ images, all providing educational and informational content related to American representational art. Texts and related images are provided almost exclusively by nonprofit art museum, gallery and art center sources.

All published materials provide educational and informational content to students, scholars, teachers and others. Most published materials relate to exhibitions. Materials may include whole exhibition gallery guides, brochures or catalogues or texts from them, perviously published magazine or journal articles, wall panels and object labels, audio tour scripts, play scripts, interviews, blogs, checklists and news releases, plus related images.

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(left: JP Hazeltine, founding editor, Resource Library)


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